AccuWeather: Meteorologist Jeff Smith breaks down what to expect this summer

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Meteorologist Jeff Smith breaks down what you can expect this summer for weather and temperatures. (WABC)

Happy first day of summer!

Today, the northern hemisphere of the earth tilts the most towards the sun at exactly 6:07 am. So we'll have the highest sun position in the sky and also the longest daylight of the year, 15 hours and 5 minutes!

From now on the days will actually start getting shorter again.

After a chilly Spring and frozen Winter, we can expect a bit of everything this summer: heat, humidity, thunderstorms.

Expect a few hot periods, a couple of heat waves, but nothing too persistent.

We're looking at an average number of 90-degree days along the I-95 corridor, including New York City.

Beat the heat with these safety tips:
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Stay in air conditioning
- Stay out of the sun
- Wear lightweight clothing
- Avoid too much exertion
- Check on neighbors and pets

Imagine how much cooler you'll be in summer at Frozen on Broadway!

Frozen the Broadway Musical is on Broadway 8 times a week at the St. James Theatre. Take a break from the heat and get your tickets today!

Click to watch the 7-day AccuWeather forecast and get all the weather any time at abc7NY.com/weather. For weather updates wherever you go, please download the AccuWeather app.

Here's a look at the 7 Day AccuWeather forecast
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